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    What causes discolouration of the skin?

Posted on Thu, 3 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: i have a skin discolouration on my skin i have had it for a while but noticed it is getting larger now please see picture
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Images not received

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.

Unfortunately, I could not find any picture attached with your query. I'd request you to kindly upload an Image in "Reports Section" so that I can be able to guide you better.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 32 hours later
here is the image
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 21 hours later
Brief Answer:
Skin biopsy

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you. I have viewed the Image.

This could be Morphea i.e localised Scleroderma. I suggest a skin biopsy for a confirmatory diagnosis.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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